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Purple Textures Cocoon Pattern

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 1:40 AM

If you are having trouble with the first round of the Purple textures Cocoon pattern in Dreamy Cocoons, look up a stitch called the foundation single crochet.

Here are some videos that may help:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A83tzk49DzI

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY6Iy7gdVEM&feature=related

The increases are then worked like on the toe of a sock with some texture in between.

I hope this helps, 

Kim

 


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Reply Judy Olson
9:40 PM on February 13, 2014 
Trying to help my granddaughter with the Purple Textures baby cocoon. She emailed me a scan of the first page of instructions. I get the foundation single crochet for the base, but when doing the 14times more, how do you end up with 32 single crochet? I'm confused. Hope you can help me help her. Is this worked in a flat piece and then sewed up to finish? Thanks. Judy
Reply Kim
1:07 PM on February 14, 2014 
There is not seam. The cocoon is worked in the round like the toe of a sock.

Try this:
Rnd 1: Ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 13 ch, 3 sc in last ch. Rotate work to work into the other side of the ch, sc in the next 13 sts, 2 sc in same ch as first sc of rnd. Do not join, continue working in continuous rnds - 32 sc.

 

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